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Updates from the VSA

By Sarah Jane Muder – 1 week ago

Senate 11.12.2017 Consensus Agenda: Passed. Finance Allocations —1632/1632 from Speakers to GAAP for “‘Wilmington on Fire’: Screening with Q&A.” “Wilmington on Fire” is a documentary about the Wilmington Massacre of…

History professor elected to Dutchess County Legislature

By Clark Xu and Kelly Vinett – 1 week ago

[Full Disclosure: Kelly Vinett interned with the Dutchess County Democratic Committee, but did not work directly with Rebecca Edwards.] On Tuesday, Nov. 7, over 60,000 Dutchess County residents exercised their…

Political Roundup

By Talya Phelps – 1 week ago

In this week’s headlines… Following a meeting with Russian leader Vladimir Putin on Nov. 11, President Trump stated that Putin had again denied Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election,…

Environmental co-op hosts Leave No Trace crash course

By Dylan Smith – 1 week ago

Those passionate about the environment will embrace any opportunity to learn about ways to reduce their environmental impact while enjoying the outdoors. For these excited individuals, cold weather is only…

Trustees reflect on a decade of achievement

By Clark Xu – 2 weeks ago

The Vassar College Board of Trustees provides institutional continuity and stability to the campus community, but its inner workings are often left unexplained to the groups and people who benefit…

Vassar hosts annual high school debate tournament

By Dylan Smith – 2 weeks ago

On Saturday, Nov. 5, the Vassar College Debate Society held its second annual high school invitational debate tournament. Fifty-four teams, most from nearby northeastern states, competed in the tournament, held…

Political Roundup

By Talya Phelps – 2 weeks ago

In this week’s headlines… On Nov. 2, the Islamic State belatedly claimed responsibility for the terrorist attack by Sayfullo Saipov in Lower Manhattan on Oct. 31, which killed eight people…

News Briefs Nov. 8th, 2017

By Pazit Schrecker, Kelly Vinett, and Youngju Chang – 2 weeks ago

Eight killed in NYC terror attack On Tuesday, Oct. 31, there was a terrorist attack in New York City. Just after 3 p.m., a rented Home Depot truck swerved into…

Updates from the VSA

By Sarah Jane Muder – 2 weeks ago

Committee Updates Operations Committee: — They are going to try to schedule a joint meeting between Finance, Operations and Planning to discuss Finance restructuring. — They had a discussion on…